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Buyers beware! 8 things to check before buying a house at auction
When buying property (particularly at auction), there are some important points to consider before submitting an offer or making a bid.
By Rachel Elliott on Tuesday 16th October 2018
Farming proprietary estoppel claims and how to avoid them
Joanne McKenzie reports on two recent cases involving proprietary estoppel claims, highlighting the importance of succession planning in agricultural businesses.
By Joanne McKenzie on Monday 6th August 2018
What are restrictive covenants?
Senior Associate Diane Barnes explains how restrictive covenants can be used when selling land or property.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 12th June 2018
BPS penalties: Common cross compliance breaches
Agribusiness lawyer Rachel Elliott outlines the most common cross compliance breaches for farmers to be aware of when claiming for BPS payments.
By Rachel Elliott on Friday 27th April 2018
The Benefits of Voluntary First Registration
Senior Associate Joanne McKenzie explains the benefits of voluntary final registration for your property and/or land...
By Joanne McKenzie on Wednesday 14th March 2018
Farm Business Tenancy or Grazing Licence?
Associate Solicitor Megan Richardson explains the differences between two commonly confused terms: 'Farm Business Tenancies' and 'Grazing Licences'...
By Megan Richardson on Wednesday 14th March 2018
New Telecommunications Code now in force
Senior Associate Joanne McKenzie reports on the new regulations for network operators and land owners when dealing with telecommunications equipment.
By Joanne McKenzie on Friday 9th March 2018
Cumbrian landowners: act now
Senior Associate, Diane Barnes, explains why Cumbrian common rights holders and landowners should act now to avoid losing land rights.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 30th January 2018
Registration of land: Why you should consider a voluntary application
Head of Conveyancing Kathryn Hill explains the background to land registration and the benefits of voluntarily registering your land.
By Kathryn Hill on Monday 3rd July 2017
Stamp Duty Land Tax Changes - Budget 2016
Agribusiness solicitor Joanne McKenzie summarises the changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) following this year's budget.
By Joanne McKenzie on Thursday 12th May 2016
Agreeing partnership property
Property interests in the context of farming partnership businesses can often be one of the more complex issues that appointed professionals are asked to resolve. Head of Agribusiness Richard Miller…
By Richard Miller on Wednesday 11th May 2016